Meherpur Sadar Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Khulna

District: Meherpur

District Code: 57

Facility Type: Government Hospital

Type of Hospital: Mixed

Category: Primary level

Patient Information

Patient Type: All types of patients from different ages visit the hospital.

Average number of patients per day: 10

Patient number in last year: 100000

Payment Provided by: Government

Equipments and Instruments

Sl No Equipments Available Functioning Total Number
Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
a Slit Lamp Yes 2
b Schiotz Tonometer Yes
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes
d Indirect Opthalmoscope Yes
e 90 D lens Yes
f 20 D lens Yes
g Gonioprism Yes
h Bjerum’s screen Yes
i Hess chart screen Yes
j Material for diplopia chart Yes
k Red green goggles Yes
m Snellen test type Yes
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen) Yes
o Streak Retinoscope Yes
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes
q Prism bar Yes
r Refractometer Yes
s A-scan Yes
t Keratometer Yes
B Advancer secondary eye care  
a FFA including Fundus camera Yes
b YAG Laser with slit lamp adapter Yes
c Laser unit for retinal coagulation Yes
d Exophthalmometer Yes
e B-Scan Yes
C OT  
a Operating Microscope with co-axial illumination & focus control Yes
b PHACO Machine Yes
c Automated Vitrectomy Yes
d Bipolar Cautery Yes
e Steam Autoclave Yes
f Flash/Speed Autoclave Yes
g Suction Machine Yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula Yes
i Endotracheal intubation Yes
j Ambu bag Yes
k Laryngoscope Yes
l BP Machine Yes
m Stethoscope Yes
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets Yes
p DCR set Yes
q Chalazion I/C set Yes
r Enucleation and Evisceration set Yes
D Optical dispensing instruments  
a Manual Edging set Yes
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine Yes
c Lensometer Yes
d Trial set (Manual power check) Yes

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 2

Junior Ophthalmologist: 1

Name of the Ophthalmologists: 1. Dr. Aminul Haq

Professional Degree: Diploma in Ophthalmology

Professional Training: SICS from Islamia Eye Hospital


Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 1

Record keeping System: Both in papers and computer.

Service Area

Since they do not have adequate equipments, the doctor mainly depends on his experience while checking the patients. Provided Services:

  1. Refractive Error
  2. Cataract
  3. Glaucoma
  4. Trauma

Referral System: They refer their patients to the district hospital and specialized hospital like NIO. Especially for the surgical strabismus, disorder of Retina and Vitreous they mainly refer patients to those hospitals. Patients bear their own cost while going to other hospitals.

Number of cataract in last 2 weeks: They do not have any facilities for the cataract operation.

Workload Estimation

Number of Beds in Hospital: 250

Effective Days for providing services: 270

Surgery per year: 100 (for all kind of patients)

Patients per year in outdoor: 9000

New patients per day: 5


They do not have any dedicated bed for the patients of eye. If they get admitted, they stay at general ward. They have continuous supply of water, gas and electricity supply and according to them, their level of cleanliness is good.